Podcast: Breaking Down the 49ers’ Shutout Victory with Jason Aponte →
Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports

Jayne Kamin-Oncea-USA TODAY Sports


49ers open as 7.5-point underdogs in Week 12 matchup vs. Rams

Nov 24, 2020 at 7:06 AM--


The San Francisco 49ers are coming off their bye week, looking to go on a run during their final six games of the season. Key contributors like quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo and tight end George Kittle remain out, but the injury-ravaged roster could be receiving some reinforcements this week.

While several players remain on the reserve/COVID-19 list, head coach Kyle Shanahan is optimistic that cornerback Richard Sherman, wide receiver Deebo Samuel, and running backs Raheem Mostert and Tevin Coleman could return in time for Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Rams.

According to MyBookie, the Rams opened as 7.5-point favorites (O/U 46.5) over the 49ers in the upcoming matchup at SoFi Stadium. Los Angeles is coming off a 27-24 Monday-night victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

The last time the two teams met — during a Week 6 matchup at Levi's Stadium — the Rams opened as 3-point favorites. A healthier 49ers squad won the game 24-16.

"I've got high expectations for our team," Shanahan said last week. "I know our team does also, and I know we're going to get some guys back who help us, but we can't count on those guys coming back like they're just going to be the answer. Those guys can help, but we need everyone who's been playing to get a lot better, coaches included, and I believe that we can."

The Rams and Seattle Seahawks sit atop the NFC West with matching 7-3 records, while San Francisco sits in last place at 4-6.

The 49ers and Rams are scheduled to kick off on Sunday at 1:05 p.m. PT.




LISTEN

Facebook Comments



More San Francisco 49ers News



49ers practice and media schedule leading to Week 12 matchup vs. Saints

By Site Staff
Nov 22

The San Francisco 49ers will hold three full practices this week as the team prepares for its Week 12 matchup against the New Orleans Saints. Only two practices will be open to the media due to the Thanksgiving holiday. Head coach Kyle Shanahan, defensive coordinator DeMeco Ryan, and quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo are scheduled to speak with the media. The 49ers will make the press conferences available at 49ers.com, on the team's official mobile app, and YouTube page. Below is the schedule, which is subject to change, for the



49ers-Saints: How to watch, stream, and listen to the Week 12 matchup

By Site Staff
Nov 23

The San Francisco 49ers look for their fourth-consecutive win as they return to Levi's Stadium this week and host the New Orleans Saints. This game will mark the 79th meeting all-time between the two teams and the second time that the Saints have visited Levi's Stadium. The 49ers lead the all-time series between the two teams, 49-27-2. Previous game San Francisco is coming off a trip to Estadio Azteca in Mexico City, where they defeated the Arizona Cardinals 38-10. Offensively, QB Jimmy Garoppolo completed 20 of his 29 passing attempts for 228 yards and four touchdowns, matching his career high. TE George Kittle caught four passes for a team-high 84 yards and two touchdowns. WR Brandon Aiyuk saw both of his catches go for touchdowns. WR Deebo Samuel registered



Kyle Shanahan, DeMeco Ryans preview 49ers-Saints Week 12 matchup

By Site Staff
Nov 23

San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan and defensive coordinator DeMeco Ryans spoke with reporters as the team prepares for its Week 12 matchup against the New Orleans Saints. Here is everything they had to say. Transcript provided by the San Francisco 49ers Communications staff. Head Coach Kyle Shanahan Opening Comments: "Injuries for today. [DL] Arik Armstead won't practice, same, foot/ankle. [DL] Samson [Ebukam] will be limited with his quad/achilles and [T] Trent Williams, not injury related, won't practice. Go ahead." Can you go over what was happening during the game as far as DB Jimmie Ward and CB Charvarius Ward and I guess LB Dre Greenlaw left as well. Was it just them



Transcripts: Everything Kyle Shanahan, Jimmy Garoppolo said ahead of 49ers-Saints Week 12 matchup

By Site Staff
Nov 25

San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan and quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo spoke with reporters after Friday's practice, providing final updates ahead of the team's Week 12 matchup against the New Orleans Saints. Here is everything they had to say. Transcript provided by the San Francisco 49ers Communications staff. Head Coach Kyle Shanahan Opening Comments: "Alright, the injuries. [DL Arik] Armstead is doubtful. [WR] Deebo [Samuel], questionable. That's all we got." What has Armstead been doing to be able to elevate him from out the previous weeks to doubtful? "He just keeps passing every test and today was his first day to get into practice, so it was a big step


Featured

Trending News

Share 49ersWebzone